Friday Round Up
The Robot Cars are Coming!
Autonomous Cars are being developed by a lot of different companies.
33 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles (CB INSIGHTS)
The fund will invest up to £20 million in growth-stage companies with “world class potential”. Some of SEP’s previous investments include Skyscanner, Babbel, and Clavis Insight with its portfolio having aggregate revenues of more than £1 billion.
Education technology startups have attracted around $1.7 billion in the first three quarters of 2016, according to CB Insights.
Fundsurfer projects we love
Solidarity is a new festival to support refugees which will take place in rural Somerset in August 2017 - camping at a gorgeous location, an eclectic range of live music, and a chance to unwind and relax. Get early bird and discounted tickets now!
SENDaWelcome are raising money for a social event on the 27th November to bring together local children with SEND and their families and friends in a relaxed social environment.
Our first Mexican project The Jump just raised over $5000 and has moved to open ended funding... ¡Bravo
St George's Bristol is a concert hall in the centre of Bristol. They will be launching their crowdfunding campaign soon with some great rewards.
We are working on a campaign for homeless charity St Mungos which will be going live in November.
We will be promoting projects, social enterprises and charities to be supported by the Bristol Junior Chamber and our Social Economy Working Group a connecting platform providing funding and support opportunities.
“It’s easier to socialise the commercial than it is to commercialise the social”
Come and hear us talk about social enterprise funding next month. Find out about the current state of funding, and how for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises can learn from each other.
From the blog
What we've been reading
Did you watch the contestants on The Apprentice try their hand at crowdfunding yesterday? If you missed it you can watch it again here.
What is Fundsurfer?
We're a crowdfunding and commercial finance platform. We help amazing projects get funded with our unique blend of funding options and support
If you know someone who needs funding for their project or company, tell them to find us at Fundsurfer.com